Upcoming Events

2018 Spring Policy Conference

March 27, 2018

CED's 2018 Spring Policy Conference will take place on March 27, 2018 at The Willard InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event will convene national thought leaders from the business, policy ...

2018 Distinguished Performance Awards Dinner

September 26, 2018

The Distinguished Performance Awards Program recognizes business leaders who have answered the call for leadership in their companies and the communities in which they operate. History has shown that when business becomes significantly involved in...


Previous Events

Galvanizing United Way Business Champions

December 15, 2008

CED, Pew Charitable Trusts, and United Ways in Kentucky, New Mexico, New York, and South Carolina Galvanize Local Business LeadersIn KentuckyOver the past several months CED and the Pew Charitable Trusts have partnered...

CED Participates in Mississippi Building Blocks Forum

December 15, 2008

Key business leaders from across Mississippi gathered at the Jackson Marriot to help unveil Mississippi Building Blocks, a statewide plan for early childhood education. This is an extremely important step in Mississippi, where there is...

Quality Investments in Early Childhood Education

December 10, 2008

CED, in partnership with Pre-K for All DC, convened Washington, D.C. business, government, and non-profit leaders for a discussion entitled Quality Investments in Early Childhood Education. CED President Charles Kolb, Federal City Council Chairman...

Denver Early Education Forum

October 10, 2008

CED sponsored a day-long session on children in poverty for the fifty future community leaders enrolled in the Denver Metro Chamber's 2009 Leadership program. The forum highlighted poverty among children ages 0-5 years. CED Trustee...

Economic Summit for Wisconsin Leadership Teams

April 28, 2008

With support from the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, CED co-hosted the economic summit "Building the Case for Investments in Early Childhood Development" in Madison, Wisconsin. This summit continued support for select community teams in building...

Northeast Wisconsin Regional Economic Summit

November 30, 2007

CED, along with 24 other sponsors, hosted the northeast Wisconsin regional economic summit "Forward with our Children: Investing Early in our Future Workforce" in Wisconsin. Over 300 business, nonprofit, and civic leaders filled the Kress Center at...